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evacuations in the low-lying areas of queens and brooklyn. he ordered that in hurricane irene and thankfully, there were no problems at that time. but officials taking this very seriously, potentially flooding in brooklyn and queens on the atlantic ocean and new york bay, as hurricane sandy bears down on the northeast. we will have continuing live coverage, throughout the hour. >> the fox extreme weather alert for you, the national hurricane center issuing the latest advisory on hurricane sandy, set to strike in the north evert. a rare super storm. the hurricane lashing north carolina with pounding winds and rain. massive waves are crashing ark shore on the outer banks. people in connecticut are bracing for the worst with the governor declaring a state of emergency there. let's return to our chief meteorologist. you know, rick, we heard mayor michael bloomberg ordering mandatory evacuations for low-lying areas in brooklyn and queens. you are talking about hundreds and thousands of people and shutting down the subway and buses. >> this happened last year in hurricane irene and it wasn't that
irene making it the fourth costly experienced? >> this is will be worse. three storms. we've never seen anything like this. it's definitely going to be devastating. >> gregg: i was reading forbes, i wish we could put it on o up the scream. beside for potential life and safety, economists are predicting that it will upwards of $55 billion in economic damage? >> yeah, it's hard to tell. we don't really know how it'sng. estimates are all over the place. there is one positive. sectors that desperately need more work, construction workers, electricians, plumbers all the rest, they will be finding more work. so there is some stimulus there, but again it's mainly to the negative. >> gregg: if you are contractor out there, this maybe the silver lining. the other thing, we have seen in past disasters that it dramatically affects unemployment and g.d.p. because those are tied together? >> absolutely. people won't be going to work. as you said, retailers won't be selling, there won't be tax revenues. and g.d.p. measures how much we produce. if we are not producing that much, with that many people
. irene was lots of water. we had extensive flooding. we don't expect anything near than that. this is serious storm. it will on us for a long time, three days or so with gale force or better winds. >> reporter: that was an emergency official we spoke with earlier. one issue i wanted to bring to your attention. water is coming up. beach is coming close to the sand dunes and ten miles there was a $37 million beach restoration program. a lost those homes are protected because of that new beach restoration which did hold up with hurricane irene. they have a lot of faith to keep their homes safe. people in those low-lying areas can expect extreme flooding. there were no mandatory evacuations in this area. so people who did leave left on their own accord. >> jamie: always good to take the safe route. elizabeth, i know you will be riding out the storm. keep us posted. thank you. >> gregg: brand-new report out shows the economy is growing, but, you know what, if you dig deeper, it's not good news at all. why some experts are saying there is a lot more behind those numbers. >> jamie:
than a sudden surge which is what you would expect from a hurricane, and which we saw with irene 14 months ago. it will be less dangerous, but make no mistake about it. there will be a lot of water, and low-lying areas will experience flooding. the city's department of transportation and environmental protection will be deployed throughout the city to address flooding conditions. as i said yesterday there are six hospitals and 41 -- >> all right, that is mayor michael bloomburg talking about what the city is doing to prepare for sandy which is expected to really reach new york city and this area tomorrow evening and into monday morning. he did mention that south of new york is expected to get a direct hit including philadelphia where the mayor has declared a state of emergency that begins at 5:00 tomorrow morning. so less than 12 hours from now and last until 5:00 p.m. on tuesday. as you can see, the path of the storm is going to go right into the most populated part of the united states of america. new york city, philadelphia and up to new england. we will keep an eye on that and k
morning. people need to have is a place to go. this will not be like irene. this will be a much more are significant storm and likely the most significant storm there that anybody there in that area has ever lived through. back to you now. >> rick,ing thank you very much. >> shannon: the scandal surrounding the terror attack in benghazi just keeps growing. we had utah congressman jason chaffetz on the show. here is what he had to say about his conversation with commander of the u.s. africa command about requests for cia operatives for help during the benghazi assault. >> ky tell you on a first hand account in my meeting i dissed specifically did we have resources in the area the answer is, yes. did we have proximity and the answer is, yes. asked why we didn't send in the assets the general said he was not requested to do so meaning that somebody higher up than him. he is a four star general which there aren't a whole lot of people between him and the president did not request him to take action and that is what is so concerning. did requests per collate up from the ground for the peo
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